Old Mike is on the ridge that extends south from Wheeler Peak (highest in New Mexico). The distance from Wheeler is approximately one half mile. The ridge drops to 12,240 feet and Simpson Peak (12,976') is between Wheeler and Old Mike. All three summits are easily reached on a day hike from Taos ski basin via Williams lake.
|Range/Region:||Sangre de Cristo Range|
|Best months for climbing:||May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep|
|Nearest major airport:||Albuquerque|
There is one trip report for Old Mike.
- Log #20644 - by Jim Young on Jan 31, 2007Climbed from Toas Ski area via Williams Lake and Wheeler Peak; then south on the ridge from Wheeler over Simpson Peak. Descended via the same route.